In celebration of our Golden Anniversary, this New Year’s Eve will be our biggest and best ever! The events kick off at 6:30pm, with the grand finale fireworks extravaganza commencing at approximately 8:30pm. Thanks to our sponsor, JLT Insurance, for making this night one for the record book. Be sure to dress warm as this will be a longer light show not to be missed. Highlights of the night include:
Live Music presented by Paxton Bachman Canadian musician Paxton Bachman will join us to provide live music for the night's celebrations. He and his band will play two sets on the stage, at 6:30pm and 8:00pm, and then a third in Masa's Bar + Grill after the fireworks. Visit Paxton's website for details.
Kids Glowstick ParadeThis fun event for kids lets them be an integral part of the night's celebrations as they cruise down the Sunbeam ski run by the light of their glowsticks. Board the Village Platter between 6:15pm and 6:30pm, and the descent will begin at 7:00pm. Registration will run from 4:00pm to 5:00pm at Guest Services in the Village Day Lodge. Participants must be able to ski or ride Sunbeam on the Village Platter with confidence and have a parent/guardian sign the waiver. 5 years of age minimum to participate.
5th Annual First Flight Big Air Invitational Back for its fifth year, Sun Peaks Resort is putting on a 30-45 minute demonstration in the terrain park. Some amazing athletes will be showing off their skills over our bigger jumps, accompanied by a live DJ. The show will begin at 7:10pm and run until about 7:45pm.
Famous Torchlight Parade Participants will join Tourism Sun Peaks President, Christopher Nicolson, and Olympic Champion Nancy Greene Raine between 7:45 and 8:00pm to board the Sundance Express. From the top of the Sundance, everyone will be provided with a torch to light the run for everyone below as they cruise down to the village. The descent will begin between 8:00pm and 8:15pm. Registration will run from 5:00pm to 6:30pm at Guest Services in the Village Day Lodge. All participants must have a valid lift ticket or season pass, discounted tickets are available for this event only for $17.00 from Guest Services. All participants must be 14 years of age or older, those under 19 years will need a parent/guardian to sign a waiver. All participants must be present at time of registration, no exceptions will be made.
50th Anniversary Fireworks DisplayThis year will be our biggest and best fireworks display, EVER! The show starts at approximately 8:30pm at the Village Day Lodge, with a live DJ to accompany. This year's fireworks will be longer than usual, so be sure to dress warm as this will be a light show not to miss!
Paxton Bachman Live at Masa's Bar + GrillAfter the fireworks, swing by Masa`s to enjoy Paxton Bachman live in a more intimate setting. Admission is complimentary and both Prime Rib and Lobster tails are featured for the evening. They will also be offering their full menu, as well as an extended kids menu. Reservations are limited to between 5:00pm and 6:30pm for the evening, call 250-578-5434 for more information.
Upcoming New Year's Eve Celebration Video - click to watch